Vegeto-vascular dystonia

Today there are many reasons for the Vegeto-vascular dystonia:

  • allergic reactions;
  • spinal diseases – osteochondrosis of the cervical spine, subluxation of the cervical vertebrae, intervertebral hernia;
  • Endocrine system disorders – often found in women during menopause, in adolescents with changes in hormonal background in the puberty period;
  • hereditary predisposition;
  • pathology of the endocrine system (diabetes mellitus, hypothyroidism);
  • long-distance travel, especially due to climate and time zone changes;
  • tobacco smoking – long-term smoking leads to disruption of nervous system function;
  • chronic intoxication – excessive use of alcohol, work with harmful chemicals;
  • chronic diseases of internal organs – bronchial asthma, ulcer and duodenal ulcer, pancreatitis.
Dr. Denis Slinkin

Another common cause of WCD is chronic stress and fatigue, which may also affect the coordinated work of sympathetic and parasympathetic systems.

Vegeto-vascular dystonia is a multifaceted pathology that each individual patient may have different manifestations.

Depending on the prevalence of a particular symptom complex, different types are distinguished, says Dr. Denis Slinkin.

Dr. Denis Slinkin claims that it most often affects the cardiovascular system.  Cardialgic type is accompanied by painful sensations in the heart area, rapid heart rate, anxiety, high blood pressure.

The main sign of hypertensive type of WDH is an increase in blood pressure to 170/100 mmHg, headache and fly in front of the eyes, and hypotonic – blood pressure drop to 90/60 mmHg, an